IHS Chemical Week


Polymer prices climb higher

12:06 PM MST | January 13, 2014 | Lindsay Frost

Polymer prices were generally stronger as some economic optimism crept into the near-term outlook of downstream industries. December polyethylene contracts were settled higher in North America by 3 cts/lb with the exception of linear low-density polyethylene (LLDPE) which gained 6 cts/lb. Polypropylene (PP) was agreed up by 8 cts/lb, while polystyrene (PS) was done higher by 5 cts/lb. Spot prices were more mixed, with LDPE down $100/m.t. and LLDPE off $70/m.t. Other polyolefins were up about $50/m.t. with exception of injection-grade high-density PE which zipped...

This information is only available to Chemical Week subscribers.

Username:
Password:

Forgot your user ID or password?
Click here to have it sent to you.

Risk Free Trial

Email Address

First Name

Last Name

Click here to register and get your RISK-FREE access to chemweek.com

Not an IHS Chemical Week
24/7 member yet?

Here's why you should be:

  • Searchable online archive access of the last 2 years of Chemical Week.
  • Print or digital magazine subscription
  • Price and market change alerts
  • Economic data and statistics
  • Buyers' Guides
  • Webcasts | whitepapers

 

 

 













 
contact us | about us | customer care | privacy policy | sitemap | advertise

ihsCopyright © 2014 IHS, Inc. All rights reserved. Reproduction in whole or in part without permission is prohibited.

North Asia Russia Southeast Asia China India/Pakistan Middle East Eastern Europe Western Europe Central America Canada USA Australia/New Zealand South America Africa